are those human beings who exist outside and in defiance of the structure of binary oppositions that govern our basic concepts and modes of self-definition.
'This seems to be a retreat into the past where disabled people were treated as freaks
By all means, let your freak
flag fly--but remember that you've got to buy the material somewhere.
These aren't freaks
of nature; they are freaks
don't like simple give-ways, stop signs, roundabouts and zebra crossings.
"I suppose the circus gives these 'freaks
' the opportunity to earn a lot more money than they would if they weren't with us."Society victimises people who are different whereas circuses give them a place where they feel they can be themselves."
The clean freaks
, these products are so clean; we don't let them mix with our other transducers.
They evoke pity, awaken our sense of compassion, and help us to recognize the humanity of such freaks
as we might be ourselves.
, I argue, is such a sorter of the dreamwork, attempting to provide an understanding of our inclinations or self-images, an understanding that may not always be easy or pleasing.
With Love Freaks
, Heggie has tied together two of the dominant themes of society in the early 21st century - sex and globalisation.
Eighteen years after the release of Leslie Fiedler's groundbreaking work Freaks
: Myths and Images of the Secret Self (1978) comes Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body, a collection of essays that progresses interestingly from Fiedler's initial explorations of the physically anomalous.
PREPARE for some no-holds barred karting action with Speed Freaks
As the title suggests, Against Excess is a critique of both legalization and prohibition, of drug freaks
and control freaks
Now more than 80 years since its release, Freaks
still remains a truly spine-tingling horror film.
Starring: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova Directed by: Tod Browning Running time: 64 mins Released: 1932